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Tuesday Caps Clips: A (Second) Star is Born

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Jakub Vrana earns weekly NHL honors, Connor McMichael shines, and more.

NHL: Calgary Flames at Washington Capitals Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Today in niche NHL records: the Capitals tied their franchise record for most consecutive games with a player scoring multiple goals thanks to Jakub Vrana’s hat trick on Sunday. [NBCSW]
  • A leftover from Sunday’s Curly W... [Vogs]
  • ICYMI – the Capitals enter the month of November hot and we’ve got your Ups and Downs. Find out who is on the rise and who is falling like the leaves off the trees. [JR]
  • We’ve got a Jake the Snake streak – Vrana’s hat trick against Calgary puts him on a five-game point streak. Plus, he was named 2nd Star of the Week yesterday. [JR, NoVa Caps]
  • You might not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but you can teach an old tiger. Lars Eller made some tweaks to his skating technique this year, and they’re paying dividends. [WaPo]
  • Who partied harder: the Capitals or Washington Nationals? A serious investigation. [RMNB]
  • Connor McMichael, a Capitals draft pick who may or may not be two Connor McDavids in a trench coat, earned the OHL On The Run Player of the Week honor for the second time this season. [NoVa Caps]
  • A round up of all the shenanigans that happened after the final horn sounded on Sunday night. Spoiler alert: the Nationals should not quit their day jobs. [RMNB]
  • Defenseman Michal Kempny has showcased promising play since coming back from injury. [Nova Caps]
  • And finally, this...